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World Contraception Day: Seeking to reverse Nigeria’s family planning stagnation

World Contraception Day: Seeking to reverse Nigeria’s family planning stagnation By Dimos Sakellaridis It’s shocking that after many years of family planning promotion in Nigeria, the percentage of married women using modern contraception is only 9.8 percent (Nigeria Demographic & Health Survey 2013). That figure hardly changed from the 9.7 percent recorded five years previously. That’s lower than all countries in West Africa except Gambia, Guinea and Mauritania, according to the 2016 World Population Data Sheet. The average for all of West Africa is 13%. Clearly, family ...
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Added September 26, 2016
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